No Waste Christmas Pastry!

I hate kitchen waste with a passion, everything gets used if possible and when I’ve squeezed the last scraps out of the carcass or the vegetables they either go in stock or to compost. Pastry has always stumped me though. I always end up with little scraps that have been rolled multiple times and areContinue reading “No Waste Christmas Pastry!”

Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter

Getting a sourdough starter going is a labour of love and maintaining it too! You have to take care of it like you would a plant, it needs to be fed, and has some other things that it benefits from too! Here you will find some tips on what to do if…. There is liquidContinue reading “Troubleshooting Sourdough Starter”

Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard

These cheese scones are a great way to use your sourdough discard, I developed these for my friend Liz who frequently laments the poor quality of coffee shop scones. Liz, this ones for you mate! They’re quick to make and this batch went so fast that I didn’t even get a fancy picture of oneContinue reading “Perfect Cheese Scones with sourdough discard”

Essential Homesteading Skills Survey

Since I came from the city to my microstead on the Sunshine Coast, I had to make some big changes. I’m a fairly practical person but I’ve been surprised by just how much work it takes to keep a garden and house running smoothly. If I want to reach my goal of sustainable growing, IContinue reading “Essential Homesteading Skills Survey”